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Shooting in Whittier
Posted On: October 25, 2013
On Thursday October 24, 2013 at approximately 9:56pm, officers were dispatched to the 6200 block of Pickering Avenue, regarding shots fired. Upon their arrival, officers were told that an argument between two males had occurred and one of the males had been shot in the chest. The suspect (unknown at this time) fled the area and the victim (19-year-old male) was rushed to PIH Hospital by a passerby. At approximately 10:16pm, the victim succumbed to his injuries at the hospital.
At this time, the investigation is still ongoing and investigators believe this is an isolated incident. It is unknown if this was gang related. If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact the Whittier Police Department at 562-567-9200.
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